All Blog Posts Tagged 'information' (4)

Bad Thermodynamics: Information

A reader commented on my recent post about entropy, and asked how information and entropy are related. Creationists sometimes argue that information can't spontaneously increase because of the Second Law of Thermodynamics (they're wrong), and then they use that mistaken understanding to try and assert that evolution is impossible. I mentioned that issue briefly in my post, but left further elaboration for later. Well,… Continue

Added by Planetologist on February 11, 2009 at 6:02pm — 2 Comments

Looking For The Facts

I'm on a Quest of biblical proportions! (pun intended)



I've spent the last two days scouring the web for cold hard facts about the origins of christianity and how it basically stole most of its symbolism and myths from previous pagan religions.



I've found several sources but they are either biased and laden with agenda, or simply not cited. And while they basically agree, that doesn't make it fact.



There must be some resources out there that are… Continue

Added by Neece on August 8, 2008 at 12:11am — 4 Comments

Believers Anonymous - A place for recovering believers from the tyranny of organized religion

Hey everyone!



So, as you may recall, I created a 12 step program for people recovering from organized religion.

Well, I found out that believersanonymous.com was available and I got it!

The question is, what would you, my target audience, be interested in? I certainly don't want to take anything away from Atheist Nexus, my new favorite place… Continue

Added by Neece on July 31, 2008 at 11:39am — 6 Comments

What is the Atheist Insurgency?

Is it an insurgency within the atheist movement, or is the dominant culture now faced with an insurgency made of atheists?



I hope the latter is chosen as the assumed definition for the movement, that was the original intent, but the two words together still add up to potential ambiguity.



To clear things up further, I'll officially state the following points:



• Belief is a delusion.

• Faith is for fools.

• Church is for chumps.

• Democracy has been… Continue

Added by Atheist Insurgency on July 19, 2008 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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